Architecture Students from Sibstrin Entered Top Three Winners at Snow Construction Festival in China

On December 22 and 23, 2018, the team of the Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning of NSUACE (Sibstrin) took part in Snow Constructions Festival, which took place at Harbin Institute of Technology (Harbin, China).

The purpose of this competition was to construct a temporary building for Ice and Snow Carnival. According to the rules, this building, measured 3 by 2.5 meters, was to be made of snow in the manner of digging and cavern. 14 teams participated in the competition: 13 teams from Chinese universities, and the Russian team representing NSUACE (Sibstrin).

The building, created by our students, took the third place in the competition. In addition, the Director of the Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning, Professor Alexey A. Gudkov was awarded a Special Cup as the best leader of the student group.

A cultural program was prepared for the participants of the festival, where they had the opportunity to get acquainted with Chinese students, see the Harbin Opera and Ballet Theater, visit the Ice Town, the University Museum, Architectural Institute and its scientific laboratories.

The students of NSUACE (Sibstrin) greatly appreciate the warm hospitality of the event organizers. They brought home a lot of positive emotions, new impressions, inspiration and new creative ideas.